urethral syndrome


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Related to urethral syndrome: urethritis, interstitial cystitis

u·re·thral syn·drome

a condition of no certain etiology, characterized by urinary frequency, urgency, dysuria in the absence of specific infection, obstruction, or dysfunction. Suprapubic pain, hesitancy, and back pain may also occur. Usually seen in females.

u·re·thral syn·drome

a condition of no certain etiology, characterized by urinary frequency, urgency, dysuria in the absence of specific infection, obstruction, or dysfunction. Suprapubic pain, hesitancy, and back pain may also occur. Usually seen in females.

urethral syndrome

Chronic urethritis Urology Chronic inflammation and irritation of the urethra, usually caused by bacterial infection or structures, may be associated with emotional distress Clinical Urethritis, painful urination and urinary frequency, Sx which are common and account for 5 to 10% of all outpatient health care visits

urethral syndrome

A condition, affecting mainly females, in which symptoms suggesting CYSTITIS or URETHRITIS occur but in which no infecting organisms can be found in the urine. There are several possible causes including local allergies and congestion of the urethra from sexual intercourse.
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(27) As no definitive etiology has been established urethral syndrome is treated on "Trial and error method".
North, "Acute Infections of the Urinary Tract and the Urethral Syndrome in General Practice," British Medical Journal, Vol.
It has been well-studied now with 25 outcome studies showing it be effective with a range of somatic conditions, including recurrent headache,[sup.1] "urethral syndrome"/pelvic pain[sup.7] and medically unexplained symptoms in emergency department patients.[sup.8] ISTDP is in a class of treatments called short-term psychodynamic psychotherapies; these therapies have demonstrated their effectiveness across a range of "physical" disorders and syndromes.[sup.9]
have been detected with increased frequency in urogenital tracts of HIV positive men without urethral syndromes (13).